Tag: Inspur

Deep Learning Becomes ASC16 “e Prize” Challenge

Jan 29, 2016 |

As the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) enters competition, on January 26, ASC announced that the “e Prize ” this year would set on a deep learning algorithm DNN (Deep Neural Network). All teams are to develop DNN on a MIC (Many-Integrated-Core) platform and optimize the application on a provided MIC supercomputer cluster. DNN is Read more…

Largest Supercomputing Hackathon to Be Held at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Jan 28, 2016 |

The world’s largest supercomputing hackathon, ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC), was launched in Beijing on January 26. The final round of 2016 will be held in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) on April 18-22 in Wuhan, China. Over a thousand students have signed up for the competition, including teams from Tsinghua University (China), Read more…

Students Lined Up for ASC16 Challenge Training

Jan 27, 2016 |

The ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) Training started in Beijing on January 26. Nearly 200 students and their advisors flew in for this two-day program. A total of 175 teams from six continents registered for ASC16, the world’s largest supercomputing hackathon. To bring in the latest technology trends, ASC16 invited experts from not only big Read more…

175 Teams Worldwide Compete for ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Jan 26, 2016 |

The ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) Training kicked off in Beijing on January 26. To this date, 175 teams from 148 universities around the world have signed up for the competition. On the list, there are teams from well-known universities like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US), Imperial College London (UK), the University of Hamburg Read more…

ASC Testimonials: Behind the Student Supercomputer Hackathon

Jan 25, 2016 |

Since invitation for global registration, ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) has received applications from universities around the world, including the overall champion of Tsinghua University in ASC, ISC and SC, Purdue University and other world-renowned universities. Growing sharply from 27 colleges and universities in 2012 to 135 ones and 152 teams and from a Read more…

Deep Learning, Ocean Modeling, and HPCG Come to ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Jan 14, 2016 |

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) announced details of the Preliminary Contest last week. College students from around the world are being asked to design a high performance computer (HPC) system that optimizes with both HPCG and MASNUM_WAM applications under 3000W as well as to conduct a DNN performance optimization on a standalone hybrid CPU+MIC Read more…

China Scores Fifth TOP500 Win with Tianhe-2

Jul 14, 2015 |

When China grabbed the TOP500 crown for its Tianhe-2 supercomputer in June 2013 with double the peak FLOPS of the next fastest machine (Titan at Oak Ridge National Laboratory), could anyone have foreseen that the machine would still hold on to the top spot a full two years later? As we can see from the 45th edition Read more…

ASC15 Towards Universe, Life, and Smog

May 19, 2015 |

Since thousands of scientists have been devoting their efforts to studying the disturbing problems on universe, life and smog, it sounds to be the pie in the sky for college students to challenge the three conundrums. However, on May 18, 2015 ASC Students Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) will be held in Taiyuan University of Technology. On Read more…

ASC15 Final Will Issue¥250,000 Award

May 18, 2015 |

On May 18, 2015, the 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) final will be held in Taiyuan University of Technology, Shanxi province, China. Students of 16 university teams from all over the world will compete for six type awards including the Champion, the Silver Prize, the e Prize Computing Challenge Award, the Highest Linpack Award, Read more…

ASC and Prime Minister of Singapore

Jan 30, 2015 |

The launching ceremony of 2015 ASC Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) was held in Beijing on January 27th. At the after ceremony interview, Dr. Qing (Kitty) Ji, the executive director of ASC, mentioned that Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, has ever showed attention to ASC14, and highly praised the Nanyang Technological University, who won Read more…